A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 127 km (79 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:26:56 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 17:26:56 / October 30, 2015 @ 5:26 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr15303022. Unique identifier: pr15303022. Exact location, longitude -65.9517° West, latitude 19.1704° North, depth = 127 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 79 km NNE of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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